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Budget Better to Build Bigger

Even the experts admit they are not perfect. On a scale of 1 to 10 for their budgeting, both Anthony Copeman and Del Shawn Hayes only give themselves an 8. “I’m human,” Hayes said. “I...

The Death of Discretionary Asset Management and Rise of Data-Driven Investment

Data-driven services have made the active asset management industry experience a major shakeup, as these investment strategies (especially digital services) continue to grow in popularity. Their lower cost and greater efficiency make them more...

A Guide to Major Cryptocurrency Indexes

Most of us keep a track of the Cryptocurrencies by their price points. Popular sources like Coinmarketcap provide a detailed overview of not only the digital coins but the Crypto exchanges as well. The...

A Complete Security Token Ecosystem

Investing in utility tokens has been a large part of our cryptocurrency journey so far. However, the reality is, many of these investments have been fraught with poor returns, false promises and scammers for...

On The Perils Of Passive Investments

Weapons of mass destruction. “But what have WMDs got to do with passive investing?” you might ask. Well that’s exactly how exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the most common type of passive investment instrument – were...

The Gem in the North: North Korea’s Untapped Mineral and Industrial Potential

When North Korea appears in mainstream media headlines, one of the last descriptors you’d expect to see is “tremendous opportunity.” And yet, now that the U.S. and North Korea have concluded an apparently successful summit...

6 Factors that Influence the Price of Cryptocurrencies

Given the massive and unpredictable volatility that cryptocurrencies have experienced ever since Bitcoin’s trading debut around nine years ago, one might be resigned to using mere guesswork to forecast the future direction of crypto...

Knowing the difference between Investing, Saving & Impact Investing

Ever since I was a kid, the only good money management lessons that I learnt was from my parents. Even in this information & data-driven world there is hardly anything substantial taught in schools...

What is a Target Date Fund & should you consider it for retirement?

Retirement planning is one of the key aspects of the Personal financial management which a lot of us conveniently procrastinate about & forget to realize its importance until it is too late. The statistics...

What’s in a name? Apples, oranges, and the quest for better sustainability data

Consistent, specific and precise data is the key to understanding how a company is performing. This is not as easy as it should be when one looks at sustainability, and is currently one of...

How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/02/2018

That time of the week again when I review the Financial markets. Cryptocurrencies still treading waters after hitting new lows, US stocks proving their resilience in the face of every sell off & Greenback...

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Cryptocurrency Project

There are now at least 1,560 cryptocurrencies (as of writing) in circulation, according to CoinMarketCap. And while most of us know the basics when it comes to big projects like Bitcoin and Ethereum, attempting to...

Good Investments Leave No Doubt

Investing is not to be taken lightly or without forethought. For those with short memories, markets don’t always go up, and variable rates vary. If you have doubt, ask Nicolette Mashile. She has made a...

How to Manage Your Crypto Portfolio

With Bitcoin managing to scale unprecedented heights over the last few years, the world is fast becoming aware of the investment potential of cryptocurrencies. But as attractive opportunities continue to present themselves, the sheer...

How the Financial Markets fared in 2018 & looking ahead to 2019

As we step into the first full week of Financial markets in the New year - the momentum for now seems to be in the same direction where it left off in 2018. Before...

Investment Will be Crucial for Survival

Start learning, it’s going to be every individual for themselves. Unless we’re hitting a six figure salary, chances are we’re not saving up much. From experience, I can tell you — forget about owning a house...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/08/2018 (Weekly Roundup)

Financial market are always a happening place & this week was no exception. But nothing makes me happier than to take an overview of the situation & wind down for the week. So before...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 05/26/2018

TGIF everyone & here’s my take on the 3 financial markets. The Cryptos remained firmly in the red as US Justice department begins to investigate whether the prices of the digital coins are being...

Developing Crowd-Sourced Trading Strategies and DIY Hedge Funds

It was once the norm that being a hedge fund quant required some seriously impressive academic credentials. Straight-A's at school, a degree from a top tier university, and perhaps even a PhD was needed...